Our Publications

The following publications are produced by the Safe Routes Partnership for use in advancing Safe Routes to School, active transportation, and shared use in all communities. To search for a publication on a specific topic, use the advanced search tool and start typing in "Safe Routes Partnership" in the author field, then select it from the list that appears.

Fact Sheet
Incentivizing Local Action for Safe Routes to Parks

Funding reflects priorities. State funding allocations, grant programs, project selection criteria, and technical assistance programs shape communities across the state. This fact sheet covers how states prioritize goals like equity, local planning, and project implementation by incentivizing actions that move communities toward those goals. It includes examples from multiple states to serve as inspiration and ideas for how to connect these approaches to Safe Routes to Parks initiatives.

Let the Good Vibes Flow: Staying Active and Connected Through Community Walk & Roll Programs

Check out this new publication, Let the Good Vibes Flow: Staying Active and Connected Through Community Walk & Roll Programs, inspired by Healthy Savannah’s community health and wellness initiative.

Fact Sheet
Federal Funding Infographics

Two infographics break down the history and current structure of federal funding for Safe Routes to School.

Fact Sheet, Toolkit
California's Active Transportation Program: A Step-By-Step Guide to the Application Process

This guide will help California communities understand the process of applying to the ATP, with our recommendations for how to plan for, draft and submit your application.

Let’s Get Together: A Guide for Engaging Communities and Creating Change

This resource is for individuals, organizations, and government agencies working on equity and engagement in Safe Routes to School and beyond.

Working Together to Make Meaningful Change: A Toolkit for Engaging Communities Across Colorado

This resource is for individuals, organizations, and government agencies that are working on community engagement in Colorado. 

Routes of Health: Exploring the Effects of Navigation Systems on Community Mobility, Safety, and Livability

This report examines how the increased use of navigation systems is directing drivers into sensitive street zones, shifting traffic patterns and behaviors, creating a culture of health that's threatening active transportation, children’s health & safety, and the vitality of streets surrounding our parks, schools, and other community hubs.

Fact Sheet
Decoding the Jargon: Local Budget Basics for Funding Safe Routes to Parks

This factsheet offers an overview of how active transportation and parks and recreation are typically funded. 

Fact Sheet
Prioritize and Partner Up to Pay for Safe Routes to Parks Infrastructure

This factsheet offers strategies to move existing funding toward improving safe and equitable park access and the partnerships that can help facilitate both funding and implementation.